Yasir, Younis and the gift of Pallekele

The Sri Lanka-Pakistan series was of the sort very few know how to appreciate, and it should be cherished all the more for it

England cricket

Anderson's adventure to 400

Writing for BBC, Stephan Shemilt & Sam Sheringham, go through a few highlights in the career of one of England's greatest Test bowlers

The crab who would be king

Shivnarine Chanderpaul, despite his one-of-a-kind technique and because of his steely grit, sits on the brink of surpassing Brian Lara as West Indies' greatest ever run maker

The wrecking ball and the subtle knife

Ian Botham will soon be overtaken by James Anderson as England's leading Test leading wicket-taker. The two couldn't be more different from each other

ODI cricket

Cricket and semantic satiation

In his piece for the Guardian's Spin, Andy Bull analyses how Twenty20 cricket and rule changes have made traditional ODI strategies redundant, and remarks that mind-boggling batting feats have become so common, it's bewildering for fans

Australia in South Africa 2013-14

The Johnson show

New Zealand cricket

Corey Anderson thrives on confidence

Self-belief plays a big part of Corey Anderson stunning rise from backyard cricket to national hero, as he reveals in an interview with Alan Perrott for the New Zealand Herald

Is this good for cricket?

World records are being broken but it points to a deficit in skills at the international level